This tutorial on advanced searching within individual databases is a great start to understanding advanced search techinques. Many of RCCC's databases are purchased through Proquest. This interface is the most popular interface among the databases owned by RCCC.
Boolean searches allow you to combine words and phrases using Boolean operators (AND, OR, and NOT) to limit, widen, or define your search.
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Self portrait of Alexander von Humboldt, one of the early pioneers of geography as an academic subject in the modern sense